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Man found wandering street wearing horse riding gear is airlifted to hospital

A horse rider who was found wandering in a country lane has been airlifted to hospital, as he was in a confused state, unsure of exactly what had happened to himself.

The man was found wearing riding gear but was confused about what happened to him Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

He was found near Summerhill Junction by Brynore Hall near Ellesmere in Shropshire at around 12.50pm on Wednesday.

Ambulance crews said the 51-year-old was wearing a horse riding helmet and body protection but he was confused.

A horse was found running free in a nearby lane.

After trying to stabilise him at the scene, an air ambulance was called and he was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital with a head injury.